13 “The wings of the ostrich wave proudly,
    but are they the pinions and plumage of love?[a]
14 For she leaves her eggs to the earth
    and lets them be warmed on the ground,
15 forgetting that a foot may crush them
    and that the wild beast may trample them.
16 She (A)deals cruelly with her young, as if they were not hers;
    though her (B)labor be in vain, yet she has no fear,
17 because God has made her forget wisdom
    and (C)given her no share in understanding.
18 When she rouses herself to flee,[b]
    she laughs at the horse and his rider.

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Footnotes

  1. Job 39:13 The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain
  2. Job 39:18 The meaning of the Hebrew is uncertain

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